Andréa Stanislav, born in Chicago in 1968, is based in New York City, NY and splits her practice between St .Petersburg, Russia and Bloomington, IN. Stanislav received a MFA from Alfred University, NY in 1997 and a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1990. Since 2018, she holds an Associate Professor of Sculpture position at the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design, and is an Affiliate Faculty with the Russian & Eastern European Institute, Indiana University Bloomington, IN.